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Magpie Springs

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Rustic cellar door.

Having driven past for years we finally noticed this 80 acre vineyard and pulled in for a tasting... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Lynwen M
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Adelaide, Australia
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Scoopon voucher

We enjoyed the visit to this rustic little gem hidden up above Willunga. John and Avril are lovely... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
Suzannw H
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Magpie Springs is an unusual eclectic rustic 80-acre Vineyard under restoration. A Cellar Door Gallery and Climbing wall and large mature garden. It has a relaxed home away from home natural ambiance. The wines boutique - available for purchase at...more
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1870 Brookman Rd | HOPE FOREST, Hope Forest, South Australia 5172, Australia
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Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Having driven past for years we finally noticed this 80 acre vineyard and pulled in for a tasting and platter. The place is also hosting a SALA event and has a selection of bouldering walls out the back to keep the kids amused for just...More

Thank Lynwen M
Avril T, Owner at Magpie Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Thank you Lynwen M

Reviewed 31 July 2018

We arrived and felt a bit off put by the fact that neither hosts made eye contact or welcomed us, later both were attentive. The photographic exhibition was interesting as was the dying piano near the dam. The platter was just as shown a bit...More

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Reviewed 21 June 2018

visited Magpie Springs last Sunday with friends and had a wonderful few hours chatting, nibbling on their platters and having a few wines. Steve and his wife were very helpful and made us feel like part of the family. My only complaint was their was...More

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Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

A little disappointed this time. Even though booked in they were short of some of the platter bread so just gave extra biscuits. Not as good as the first time went so prob not going again.

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Reviewed 10 June 2018

I was given this voucher as a gift, but was quite disappointed with the product. We felt the platter had Been done cheaply, with deli ham cut in half a teaspoon of two dips and the cheap nut and chocolate bit mix. What saved this...More

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Avril T, Owner at Magpie Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2018

As it was a gift you would not have seen what the deal entailed. At purchase for that particular deal there has always been a photograph of exactly what to expect on the platter. The platter is meant as a light snack accompaniment to have...More

Reviewed 30 April 2018

We came to this venue to watch a performer at Magpie Springs' monthly live music programme. We thought we might find a marquee outside on a lawn but were delighted to find a wonderland of adorable, small farm buildings that had all been converted to...More

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Avril T, Owner at Magpie Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2018

Thank you so much for understanding what this property is, and taking the time to describe what you found here..it is very much a work in progress .. we are restoring it as we can - the wine very boutique - it is a working...More

Reviewed 23 April 2018

A real mish-mash of mess, bordering on chaos. This business could be really great...with just a tiny bit of effort. Rubbish in the driveway on arrival, gardens could be smashing but were just messy. No signage, with 4-5 buildings to choose from we had to...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the visit to this rustic little gem hidden up above Willunga. John and Avril are lovely hosts, very pleasant and informative wine tasting, he is so passionate about his wines. We enjoyed the local platter sitting outside, recommend bringing something warm to put...More

Thank Suzannw H
Avril T, Owner at Magpie Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2018

Thank you for your review SuzannwH

Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Friendly greeting, great wine, relaxed & enjoyable time. Owners great conversationalists, wine awesome with plenty to try. Will definitely be back.

Thank errol c
Avril T, Owner at Magpie Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2018

Thank you for your review errol c

Reviewed 5 February 2018

Six of us visited Magpie Springs Winery as part of a day in the McLaren Vale wine region. Like other reviewers we had Scoopon vouchers for a platter, wine tasting, glass of wine with the platter and a take home bottle. I thought this was...More

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Avril T, Owner at Magpie Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write in Willosa

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